Obituaries for September 2008

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James A. Fournier

Steamboat Springs resident James A. Fournier passed away Wednesday in his home, surrounded by his family. A memorial is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Yampa Valley Funeral Home in Steamboat Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations can be ...

Andrew Jenner

A memorial for Andrew Jenner is at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Evergreen Memorial Park at Lewis Mortuary, at 26624 N. Turkey Creek Road in Evergreen. For directions, visit www.evergreenmemorialpark.com/map.htm.

Ann Eyestone

Former Steamboat Springs resident Ann Eyestone died June 11, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. She was 69. Ann was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Helper, Utah, and spent her childhood there. Ann married Gordon Eyestone Sept. 21, ...

Joseph L. Oldfield

Former Steamboat Springs resident Joseph L. Oldfield died Aug. 7, 2008, at Longmont United Hospital, after a brief illness. He was 65. He was born Oct. 17, 1942, in Steamboat Springs, the son of Earl and Lenore Allen Oldfield. He ...

Richard Paul Harper

Richard Paul Harper died Aug. 25, 2008, at his home in Hayden, after a lengthy illness. He was 73. Richard was born June 24, 1935, in Craig, the son of Floyd P. and Georgia Ellen (Johnson) Harper. He was raised ...

Gertrude Fetcher

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Gertrude Fetcher is at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Strings Music Pavilion, 900 Strings Road. A reception outside the pavilion will immediately follow the service. Guests are invited to bring a single ...

Shirley J. Baker

Shirley J. Baker, a longtime resident of Albuquerque, N.M., passed away Sept. 4, 2008, after a lengthy illness. She was 72. Shirley was born May 8, 1936, in Yampa to John "Oscar" Rose and Daisy May (Crisp) Rose. She grew ...

Gus C. Antonio

Gus C. Antonio of Pekin, Ill., passed away Sept. 6, 2008, at Pekin Hospital. He was 85. Born Aug. 13, 1923, to Christ G. and Gramatiki (Haralampakis) Antonio, he married Angeline Panagakis on Feb. 3, 1946, in Waterloo, Iowa. She ...

Margaret Light Cardy

Margaret Light was born in Steamboat Springs, the third child of Clarence and Anna Light. She had a happy and loving childhood, always enjoying the outdoors and participating in the many activities available to young folks. After graduating from Steamboat ...

John Harrison Gayer

John Harrison Gayer passed away quietly Sept. 8, 2008, at Lutheran Exempla Hospital in Wheat Ridge. John was born Sept. 20, 1919, in Plattsmouth, Neb. He was the eldest child of Capt. Harrison Lafayette Gayer and Helen Humpe Gayer of ...

Doris "Jean" Bemis

Craig

Doris "Jean" Bemis was born Sept. 28, 1932, in Steamboat Springs to George "Murphy" Combs and Thelma Seline Salisbury. She was raised and attended school in Steamboat Springs, and after her high school graduation, she married her first husband, Dallas ...

Marion Canter

Marion Canter, of Glendale, Ariz., a frequent visitor to Steamboat Springs, passed away on Sept. 13, 2008. She was 90. Marion loved to visit Steamboat in the summer and fall and made many friends, from toddler to senior. She was ...

Thelma Edna Kyner Foster

Former Oak Creek resident Thelma Edna Kyner Foster passed away Sept. 17, 2008, in Salt Lake City. She was 82. Thelma was born Feb. 5, 1926, in Sharon Springs, Kan., the daughter of Everett and Teresa Kyner. Thelma was raised ...

Carolyn Kay Parker

Carolyn Kay Parker, of Thornton, passed away Sept. 13, 2008, in her home. She was 64. Carolyn was a teacher, and attended the University of Minnesota and St. Cloud State University. She married Douglas Parker on June 22, 1968, in ...

Robert Anthony Pluto

Robert Anthony Pluto passed away Aug. 25, 2008. He was 57. Robert was born May 15, 1951. He is survived by his loving family; daughter, Circe Pluto, brother, Victor Pluto and sister, Lorraine Pluto Webster. His charming personality, ready smile, ...

Marjorie Louise Stieduhar

Former Steamboat Springs resident Marjorie Louise Stieduhar died Sept. 9, 2008, in Greeley. She was 81. Marjorie was born June 30, 1927, in Buena Vista, to Edith Thelma (Dunlap) and Earl Euclid Paquette. On July 25, 1948, she married George ...

Philip Edward White

Fort Worth, Texas

Former Steamboat Springs resident Philip Edward White passed away Sept. 6, 2008, in Fort Worth, Texas. A memorial service is at noon Wednesday at Euzoa Bible Church. All are welcome. Rob Ryg will officiate.

William Hellyer

William Hellyer, formerly of Hayden, died Aug. 31, 2008. He was 76. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. Hellyer owned and operated his own guide and outfitter company until he retired. He is survived by ...

Don E. Taylor

Don E. Taylor, of Steamboat Springs, died unexpectedly on Sept. 15, 2008. He was 54. Don was born Nov. 7, 1953, in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., to George and Evelyn Taylor. He attended London Grade School and Temple City ...

Sharon Schoening

Hayden

Sharon Lee Valdez Schoening died Sept. 16, 2008, at Yampa Valley Medical Center. She succumbed after a year-long battle with cancer. She was 53. Sharon was born Sept. 29, 1954, in Thornton, to Charles (Chuck) and Mary Espinoza Valdez. She ...

Addie Kruse Zimmerman

Steamboat Springs

Addie Kruse Zimmerman died Sept. 27, 2008, in Craig. She was 97. Addie Fay Kruse Zimmerman was born in Neosho, Mo., on April 4, 1911, to Charlie and Alice Kruse. She was the fourth child and the second daughter of ...